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Study Pinpoints An Enzyme Key To Both Male And Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Along With A Potential Treatment

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February 26, 2001
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University Of Pennsylvania
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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions have identified an enzyme that appears to play a key role in bringing on sexual dysfunction in both men and women – and a second molecule that can just as easily yank the offending enzyme out of commission. The findings, which carry the possibility of new treatments for sexual disorders, are scheduled to appear in two papers in the March 13 issue of Biochemistry.

PHILADELPHIA – Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions have identified an enzyme that appears to play a key role in bringing on sexual dysfunction in both men and women – and a second molecule that can just as easily yank the offending enzyme out of commission. The findings, which carry the possibility of new treatments for sexual disorders, are scheduled to appear in two papers in the March 13 issue of Biochemistry, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.


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University Of Pennsylvania. (2001, February 26). Study Pinpoints An Enzyme Key To Both Male And Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Along With A Potential Treatment. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010223080540.htm
University Of Pennsylvania. "Study Pinpoints An Enzyme Key To Both Male And Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Along With A Potential Treatment." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010223080540.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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